Plastic packaging is increasing in Europe’s food system: new research explores packaging’s role in the supply chain and its impacts on the environment.
Download the IEEP 2018 calendar to stay up to date with the most important dates for European and international environmental policy.
The EU contributes to halting the global loss of biodiversity through conservation efforts within its own territory as well as at the global level. IEEP’s Marianne Kettunen explores the EU’s external biodiversity policy, arguing the need for a more coherent framework and effective implementation – and making the policy integral to EU’s action on SDGs at the global level.
In environmental terms there are at least two ways of looking at the prospects for 2018. Viewed through the rather sober lens of EU process, it has the look of a project completion and tidying up period with limited long term impetus to the last full year of the current European Parliament and Commission.
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The UK’s withdrawal negotiations are forcing policymakers to get to grips with issues which had been taken for granted: such as how the single market and the customs union work, and why. Nigel Haigh, Honorary Fellow and former IEEP Executive Director, sets out some of the issues that environmental stakeholders need to consider.
Pollinator insects are essential to ecosystems and agriculture, but their populations are in decline. How can this issue be tackled in Europe? Your chance to reply.